Marako's diverse influences include Pink Floyd, David Gilmour, Yes, Santana, Hans Zimmer, Dire Straits, U2, Eric Clapton, Coldplay, Lights & Motion, Balmorhea, Hammock, Ed Sheeran, Eucalyptic, The Echelon Effect, Cecelya, U137 etc. He enjoys encompassing lofi ambient experimental genres into synth/guitar-infused vintage recordings.
His first recordings were actually on audio cassette in the 90s. Marako's self-titled debut EP in 2020, consists of two songs:
"Dance of the Two Butterflies" depicts the scene of two butterflies dancing around the blooming flowers. A reminder to take time away from our busyness, to realize the beauty around us daily.
"The Sun and Moon Stilled" speaks about how as we allow time to slow down, we can embrace the change in our lives and treasure our time.
Close your eyes, and immerse yourself into the music. Get ready for your own journey!
For more info, merch, and collabs, go to MarakoMarcus.com
And music available at Marako.Bandcamp.com